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Shooting in City Heights leaves boy, 17, in grave condition

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A shooting near City Heights early Sunday left a 17-year-old boy hospitalized in grave condition, San Diego police said.

The boy was shot about 12:05 a.m. as he was walking home in the 4200 block of Poplar Street, near Snowdrop Street, according to San Diego police Lt. Kevin Rooney.

Officers were called out after shots were heard and found the victim down in the middle of the street with a gunshot wound, Rooney said.

He was taken to a hospital where he was listed in grave condition, Rooney said.

Rooney said there were no identified witnesses to the shooting and there was no suspect description to share.

The victim had been identified, but police withheld his name pending complete family notification, Rooney said.

Police asked anyone with information about the shooting to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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